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COMMUNITY BRIEFS
Telluride Adaptive Sports Program Sunday Night Football Fundraiser
by Watch Staff
Nov 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
TASP football fundraiser...Rockfall work on 550 suspended...Dial-a-ride service fees increase...Matt Beaudin Joins TASP
It’s Ski Season!
by Martinique Davis
Nov 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride Ski Resort opens for 2011-2012 season – with a bumper crop of snow!
HOLIDAY BRIEFS
‘Meet Me Downtown’ Starts Friday, in Montrose
by Watch Staff
Nov 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Ridgway’s Resource Hosts Holiday Event …‘Meet Me Downtown’ Starts Friday, in Montrose… Telluride Holiday Arts Bazaar Next Weekend… Montrose Community Band Annual Christmas Concert.
Credit Fraud Continues to Rock Ouray County
by Leslie Vreeland
Nov 24, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Two months on, credit card fraud continues to be a problem for residents in Ouray County, and some are having their data stolen again and again.
Attempted-Murder Fugitive Shot Victim Over Pool Game
by Beverly Corbell
Nov 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The arrest affidavit of former Montrose resident Raul Perez-Ramirez, captured last week after being a fugitive for 26 years, reveals details of the shooting that led to his arrest.
Weehawken to Perform Nutcracker at Montrose Pavilion
by Beverly Corbell
Nov 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken Dance will perform The Nutcracker in Montrose for the first time.
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Scenes from the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge
Western Slope Towns Vie for Chance to Host Pro Cycling Extravaganza
by Samantha Wright
Nov 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge could bring visitors and global attention to the San Juans.
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Eva Shoen
Ski Ranches Killer Frank Marquis Released From N.M. Prison
by Marta Tarbell
Nov 23, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Marquis' murder of Eva Shoen in 1990 shocked the Telluride community.
Heel! Montrose Dog Park Coming Soon
by Beverly Corbell
Nov 20, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose will have its first dog park in about two weeks.
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<b>SAN JUAN COUNTY</b> Commissioner Pete McKay traced the boundary line of the proposed San Juans Wilderness expansion on a map last week at a “listening session” in Silverton sponsored by Rep. Scott Tipton. (Photo by Samantha Wright)
Second ‘Listening Session’ on Wilderness Expansion
by Samantha Wright
Nov 17, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Rep. Scott Tipton keeps on listening to his constituents, but hasn’t indicated which way he’ll swing on wilderness bill.
Rep. Coram Announces He’ll Run Again for State House District 58
by Beverly Corbell
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Coram told a crowd of about 50 of the party faithful that he was proud that he had helped bring some bipartisan bills forward in the legislature, and helped kill a lot of bad bills.
Montrose City Council Passes Updated Emergency Management
by Beverly Corbell
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Montrose Police Chief Tom Chinn appealed to the council to pass the ordinance, to “help to mitigate and manage any type of emergency, disaster or civil disorder that [we] could possibly have here i...
2012 Budget Gets Mixed Reviews from Public
by Peter Shelton
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The proposed 2012 budget for Montrose County garnered mixed reviews from the public at a presentation this week.
San Miguel County Represents at State Volleyball Tourney
by Martinique Davis
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Telluride and Norwood both sent volleyball teams to State this year, giving both programs bragging rights as one of the Elite Eight teams in their division.
Montrose Attempted Murder Fugitive Captured 26 Years Later
by Watch Staff
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
After 26 years on the lam, attempted murderer Raul Perez-Ramirez has been captured and returned to Montrose to face charges.
Ski Season Starts With Wednesday Fundraiser
by Marta Tarbell
Nov 17, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Until Wednesday, Nov. 23, when the Telluride Ski Resort hosts its traditional “First Tracks Wednesday,” the traditional day-before-Thanksgiving fundraiser for the Telluride Ski and Snowboard Club w...
RIDGWAY BRIEFS
Ridgway Mulls Electric Car Rally
by Peter Shelton
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
An electric car rally, a moratorium on smart meters, a new BMX trail, and other issues came before the Ridgway Town Council last week.
Christmas Tree Permits Available Monday
by Watch Staff
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
BLM and USFS Christmas tree permits on sale Monday throughout Western Slope.
Indians Lose 38-7, Go Down in Playoffs First Round
by Dana Shellhorn
Nov 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Montrose football team came out ‘flat’ in its home playoff game.